Alcohol Related Crash Kills Driver Overnight on Park Street
St. Petersburg Police continue to investigate a fatal single vehicle crash. The crash occurred at about 1:30a.m. on Saturday, August 12th, 2017.
Investogators say a 2011 Chevrolet HHR, being driven by a 28 year old man was southbound on Park Street North, in the 2100 block.
The roadway in the area curves to the east and the driver failed to negotiate the curve. The Chevrolet jumped the west curb, left the roadway and the front of the vehicle struck a large tree.
The driver was transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the vehicle was not wearing his seatbelt and he was impaired by alcohol at the time of the crash.
There were no other persons or vehicles involved in the crash. The driver’s identity is being withheld until his next of kin has been notified.